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Weasel Moot V

Moot: n a deliberative assembly primarily for the administration of justice.
Weasel: vb to escape from or evade a situation or obligation. n 1: small carnivorous mammal that is able to prey on animals larger than itself. n 2: cunning Diplomacy player indigenous to the Chicago area.

The hobby’s best-named tournament is back for a fifth installment and a final tune-up before we host the world championship in 2012!

When: September 9-10, 2011.
Where: Day’s Inn Chicago, 644 W. Diversey Pkwy., Chicago, IL 60614.
What: A three-round Diplomacy tournament. Best two rounds count for score. It only takes one round to be eligible for awards.
Who: Check out the list of attendees.
How much: The entry fee is $40. Preregistration fee is $35. ($20 for students and kids; $18 if they preregister.) You may preregister through September 8 by using the Button below:
(Note that paid-up Weasels get an additional discount of $5.)
 

Weasel Moot V pre-registration fee


 

Room Reservations: Call 888-LPN-Days. The group code is DITO. The rooms are being held under the block name Diplomacy Tournament.
 
Schedule:
Friday, September 9
Round 1 (Hat Night)
Registration: 6:15 to 6:45 p.m.
Board Call: 7:00 p.m.
 
Saturday, September 10
Round 2 (Team Tournament)
Registration: 9:00 to 9:30 a.m.
Board Call: 9:45 a.m.
 
Round 3
Registration: 6:15 to 6:45 p.m.
Board Call: 7 p.m.
 
The tournament will end at a predetermined time between 3 a.m. and 5 a.m.
 
Sunday, September 11
Awards Ceremony: 10 a.m. at a location to be determined.
 
Questions? Contact us at weaselmoot@gmail.com or visit our website at windycityweasels.org or our Meetup group at www.meetup.com/wcwdiplomacy/.
 
The tournament rules for Weasel Moot V are here.

 

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This Post Has 6 Comments

  1. Jim O'Kelley

    Melinda Holley is our first traveler to commit to Weasel Moot.

  2. Jim O'Kelley

    Don Williams has confirmed for Weasel Moot…and rumor has it that Seattle will finally send a delegation our way!

  3. Jim O'Kelley

    More travelers have confirmed. Roland Cooke and Robert Rousse will be returning for the second straight year, and Conrad Woodring will be back for the third year in a row.

    The Moot is less than three months away. Start making your plans to join us.

  4. Jim O'Kelley

    For those interested, here are the room rates and booking info.

    [b]Arrival Date for Group:[/b] Sep. 09, 2011
    [b]Departure Date for Group:[/b] Sep. 11, 2011
    [b]Group Code:[/b] DITO
    [b]Cut Off Date to make Reservations:[/b] Aug. 09, 2011
    [b]Name the Blocked Rooms are held under: [/b] Diplomacy Tournament
    [b]Room Types in Block [/b]
    * 1 standard room with one full bed at $137
    * 1 standard room with one queen bed at $146
    * 5 standard rooms with two full beds at $155
    * 2 executive rooms with two queen beds at $182

  5. Jim O'Kelley

    Also, if you’re looking for a roommate, comment here.

  6. Jim O'Kelley

    Friday night is hat night, so bring a good one to the con. Best lid wins a prize.

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